Dry-Food Products Mixer

Tend machines that mix or knead ingredients to make dry-food products.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Dry-Food Products Mixers do?

Tends machine that mixes, blends, or kneads ingredients to make dry-food products, such as baking powder, gelatin desserts, pie thickeners, and ice cream powders: Weighs or measures ingredients and dumps them into mixer or opens valve to admit specified amounts of each ingredient into mixer from storage hopper. Admits steam or coolant into jacket of mixer and sets thermostat to maintain temperature in mixer at specified level. Regulates mixing time and speed for mixing, blending, or kneading, and starts machine. May perform acidity tests, using pH meter or may submit samples to laboratory. May add additional ingredients and remix batch on basis of test results or laboratory recommendation. May start conveyor to transfer dry-food product to next process. May be designated according to food product mixed as Baking-Powder Mixer.


Should I be a Dry-Food Products Mixer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Dry Food Products Mixer, Mixer, Dry-Food Products

    How to become a Dry-Food Products Mixer

    Most Dry-Food Products Mixers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9jdaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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